14 December 2018
When it comes to rocket science, nuts and bolts may appear to some people to be the least-complicated parts. Wang Huiping would argue otherwise. In the run-up to the ninth flight of the Long March 2F carrier rocket, which lifted three Chinese astronauts in 2012, engineers raised concern that there were no standards for technicians to follow when mounting bolts and screws, which could affect the quality of the expensive, large rocket.
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